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Cakeface patisserie

16 Irishtown, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 773 9971
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  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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“cakes” (19 reviews)
“sandwich” (5 reviews)
“pastry” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, Irish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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16 Irishtown, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Happened upon this magnificent cafe while walking around main attractions of Kilkenny with a visiting friend. Delicious pastries, great coffee and funky surrounds. A super addition to Kilkenny!

Thank Angeld62
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful pastrami sandwich and white chocolate cheesecake with pistachio cheesecake. Couldn't fault it. Espresso was also very good. Would visit again for sure.

Thank Finknottle1977
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Lovely atmosphere, gorgeous little cakes made from mascarpone cheese instead of cream, just the right size for a taste instead of gorging yourself!

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Went in here to food last week .I had a baquet with mayo lettuce turkey stuffing n red cabbage .It was delicious .Tea served in lovely teapots different colours .Lovely cafe with nice staff .

1  Thank nathannderek
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Visited for lunch and a coffee. Ordered a flat white and a vegetable sandwich. The coffee was smooth and tasty. The sandwich was served on sourdough but a white bread option was available. Really yummy savoury food. We couldn’t resist having a sweet treat after...More

1  Thank JenandNeil365
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We were walking back from a visit to St Canice's cathedral (where my grandfather had made the great west doors which my 89 year old mother wanted to see, one last time), towards our car. She was struggling and just needing to sit down for...More

5  Thank Hetta_Huskies
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

While in Kilkenny today I had a couple of minutes to spare and fancied a cup of coffee and rambled in to Cake face well I was in for a pleasant surprise , the shop mod inviting and cosy , we ordered our beverages and...More

1  Thank Terry S
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous desserts... the decor is so trendy with a comfy vibe to it... lovely staff who are extremely helpful...

Thank Maria D
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch with a friend. Sourdough sandwich was delicious as was the soup. Too full for a cake but they did look yum. Bought some macaroon to take away and the rubharb was delish

1  Thank scottishbeachbum
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

I bought a sandwich to go, didn't eat it until 2 hours, and it was still soooo delicious. The hints of sweetness in the sauce went so well with the baked ham. This was also my first time having gluten free bread and it was...More

Thank OffIGo2Travel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$6
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Irishtown, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 773 9971
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Cakeface Patisserie is Kilkenny's 1st patisserie. Set up by Irish/Kilkenny born pastry chefs Laura & Rory Gannon. Specialising in quirky and unusual cakes pastries & desserts. Cakeface offer delicious artisan soup and sandwiches made from local products and support local artisan producers. Cakeface use locally roasted coffee which is roasted in small batches especially for them, they also rotate a guest coffee which they choose from Irish artisan roasters
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